My Travel by Road

I drove over 100,000 KM in recent years.

I have done about 100,000 Kms of long distance driving. The following are the road journeys done by me by year.

Road journeys of less than 400 Kms are not included in the below list.


Year 2015

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: February 2015 || Distance: 1,400 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Meerut (Night Halt) – Agra – Kanpur – Fatehpur (Night Halt) – Hazaribagh – Jamshedpur



Year 2014

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: November 2014 || Distance: 400 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Yamunotri (Night Halt) – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: May 2013 || Distance: 700 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Self || Route: Mussoorie – Panipat – Chandigarh (Night Halt) – Herbetpur (Suffered Accident) – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: April 2013 || Distance: 1,200 Kms || Time: 4 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Chandigarh (Night Halt) – Rohtak – Tijara (Alwar) – Delhi (Night Halt) – Agra – Ghaziabad (Night Halt) – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: January 2014 || Distance: 4,000 Kms || Time: 10 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Pune – Hyderabad – Bhadrachalam – Sukma – Dantewada – Bastar – Jabalpur – Rajnandgaon – Raipur – Bilaspur – Amarkantak – Pendra Road – Jhaspur - Ranchi – Chaibasa – Simdega – Hazaribagh – Varanasi – Delhi – Mussoorie



Year 2013

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: December 2013 || Distance: 2,000 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Delhi – Jaipur – Udaipur (Night Halt) – Godhra – Vadodara – Mumbai – Pune

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: November 2013 || Distance: 400 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Uttarkashi – Yamunotri (Night Halt) – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: April 2013 || Distance: 600 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Mussoorie – Chandigarh – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: January 2013 || Distance: 600 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members & Uday Damodaran || Route: Jamshedpur – Gola – Ranchi - Latehar – Palamu – Renukoot – Hazaribagh – Jamshedpur



Year 2012

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: December 2012 || Distance: 400 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Self, S Suryanarayana and Soumitra || Route: Mussoorie – Hershil (Night Halt) – Gangotri – Mussoorie

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: May 2012 || Distance: 3,000 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members & Fredrick D’Souza || Route: Jamshedpur – Varanasi – Lucknow – Moradabad – Mussoorie – Haridwar – Kashipur – Rudrapur – Gola Gokaran Nath – Lakhimpur – Balrampur – Maharajgunj (Nepal) – Gorakhpur – Mau – Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: April 2012 || Distance: 1,000 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members, Kamlesh Thakkar, Shaniya Khanam, and Tooshima Sarkar || Route: Jamshedpur – Ranchi – Hazaribagh (Night Halt) – Barhi – Jumhri Tilaya – Nawada – Nalanda – Bhaktiyarpur – Patna (Night Halt) – Jehanabad – Bodhgaya – Dhobi – Chattrapur – Chandva – Ranchi (Night Halt) – Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: March 2012 || Distance: 1,000 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members and Varun Madan || Route: Jamshedpur – Tiring – Bisoi - Baripada – Balasore – Cuttack - Bhubaneswar (Night Halt) – Pipli – Astrang (Night search for Olive Turtles … Failed) – Bhubaneswar – Bhadrak – Baripada – Rairangpur - Jamshedpur



Year 2011

Vehicles: Ford Fusion and Toyota Qualis || Period: May-June 2011 || Distance: 7,000 Kms || Time: 33 days || Passengers: Aradhana Asawa, Archana Jaju, Family Members, Fredrick D'Souza's Family, and Rita (Ankita) Jaju, Rohan Asawa || Route: Jamshedpur - Tiring - Jashipur - Kendujhar - Pallihara - Deoghar -Sambalpur (Night Halt) - Bargarh - Sohaila - Pithora - Aurangga - Raipur - Rajnandgaon - Deori - Bhandara - Nagpur - Khusrapar - Telegaon (Night Halt) - Amravati - Akola - Khamgaon - Malkapur - Bhusawal - Jalgaon - Sillod - Aurangabad - Ahmednagar - Pune (Night Halt) - Nalgaon - Shirwal - Mahabaleshwar (Night Halt) - Panchgani - Kudal - Satara - Karad - Kholapur -Gaganbawra - Vaibhavwadi - Kokisare - Kasarde - Kankavli - Kasal - Kudal - Sawantwadi - Banda - Chikali - Mapusa/Goa (Night Halt) - Panjim - Sanquelim - Kankumbi - Habbanatti - Belgundi - Belgaum (Night Halt) - Yargatti - Lokhapur - Jamkhandi - Banetti - Babaleshwar - Bijapur (Night Halt) - Zalki - Mangalwedha - Sholapur - Tuljapur - Latur - Mukhed - Narsi - Biloli - Dharmabad - Basar (Night Halt) - Nizamabad - Armur - Nirmal - Dharmabad - Sarangpur - Kamareddy - Ramayampet - Hyderabad (Night Halt) - Bhongir - Yadgirgutta - Jangaon - Nallikodur - Mahbubabad - Yellandu - Paloncha - Bhadrachalam (Night Halt) - Kukunuru - Vutlapalli - Aswaraopet - Koyyalgudem - Rajahmundry (Night Halt) - Dowlaiswaram - Pasalpudi - Draksharamam - Yanam/Puducherry - Kadiam - Rajahmundry - Yarravaram - Annavaram - Tuni - Boddavaram - MB Patnam - Narsipatnam - Tallapalem - Ankapalle - Visakhapatnam - Rushikonda - Bheemunipatnam - Visakhapatnam - Simhachalam - Srungavarapu Kota - Anantagiri - Araku - Borra Caves - Visakhapatnam (Night Halt) - Srikakulam - Narasannapet - Ichhapuram - Berhampur - Khalikot (Chilka lake) - Khordha - Bhubaneswar (Night Halt) - Pipli - Nimapada - Konark - Bhubaneswar - Sakhigopal - Puri - Satapada (Chilka lake) - Puri - Nagapur - Gop - Bhubaneswar - Cuttack - Bhadrak - Soro - Chandipur (Night Halt) - Balasore - Baripada - Baharagoda - Ghatshila - Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: March 2011 || Distance: 650 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members || Route: Jamshedpur - Tamar - Khunti - Torpa - Kolebira - Simdega - Rourkela (Night Halt) - Chandiposh - Barakot - Kendujhar - Jhashipur - Rairangpur - Tiring - Jamshedpur



Year 2010

Vehicle: Maruti 800 || Period: October 2010 || Distance: 400 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members Route: Pune - Saswad - Jejuri - Nira - Lonand - Phaltan - Dharampuri (Night Halt) - Shikar Shinganapur - Dahiwadi - Phaltan - Lonand - Jhejuri - Pune

Vehicle: Maruti Zen || Period: October 2010 || Distance: 500 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members Route: Chandigarh - Chandi mandir - Zirakpur - Derra Bassi - Shehzadpur - Nahan - Poantha Sahib - Dehradun - Mussoorie - Dehradun - Saharanpur - Chandigarh

Vehicle: Tata Indica || Period: July 2010 || Distance: 400 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members Route: Pune - Saswad - Shirwal - Satara - Mahabaleshwar (Night Halt) - Panchgani - Shirwal - Pune

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: May 2010 || Distance: 4,300 Kms || Time: 16 Days || Passengers: Aradhana Asawa, Family Members, and Rohan Asawa Route: Jamshedpur - Balrampur - Jhalda - Gola - Bokaro (Night Halt) - Phusro - Bagodar - Barhi - Dhobi - Bodh Gaya - Gaya (Night Halt) - Dhobi - Dehri-on-Sone - Mohania (Saw a freshly smashed women's body lying on road) - Banaras - Jaunpur - Sultanpur - Ayodhya (Night Halts) - Kurebar - Bilaspur - Chanda - Jaunpur - Banaras - Sangam Allahabad (Night Halt) - Fatehpur - Kanpur (Night Halt) - Etawah - Shikhohabad - Firozabad - Agra (Night Halt, One passenger suffers Diarrhea) - Hathras - Aligarh - Khurja - Bulandsahar - Hapur (Night Halt) - Ghaziabad (vehicle gets dented) - Sonipat - Panipat - Kurukshetra - Ambala - Chandigarh (Night Halts) - Raipur rani - Shehzadpur - Chandigarh - Karnal - Sonepat - Delhi (Night Halt, Drove through Sansad Marg) - Ghaziabad - Faridabad - Vrindavan (Vehicle tyre gets cut) - Mathura (Night Halt, tyre puncture) - Agra- Tundla - Etawah - Auraja - Mussanagar - Banda - Tikri - Chitrakoot (Night Halt) - Mau - Naini - Pausa - Mirzapur (new tyre puncture) - Varanasi (Night Halt, tyre purchased & another puncture) - Durgavati - Dehri-on-Sone - Sherghatti - Barhi - Hazaribagh - Ramgad - Ranchi - Tamar - Chandil – Jamshedpur



Year 2009

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: November 2009 || Distance: 800 Kms || Time: 7 Days || Passengers: Family Members Route: Jamshedpur - Baripada - Balasore - Chandipur (Night Halt) - Balasore (Night Halt) - Bhadrak - Baharaghora - Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: June 2009 || Distance: 500 Kms || Time: 2 Days || Passengers: Family Members Route: Pune - Satara - Karad - Islampur - Kolhapur (Night Halt) - Kirloskarwadi - Karad - Pune

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: March 2009 || Distance: 800 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Family Members and Fredrick D'Souza Route: Jamshedpur - Purulia - Adra - Chittaranjan (Night Halt) - Jamtara - Deoghar (Night Halt) - Godda - Dumka - Rampurhat - Siuri - Ranigunj - Bankura - Manbazar - Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Toyota Qualis || Period: January 2009 || Distance: 2,000 Kms || Time: 3 Days || Passengers: Fredrick D'Souza and Self Route: Jamshedpur - Baharaghora - Sambalpur - Raipur (Night Halt) - Nagpur - Dongargarh - Rajgangpur - Raipur - Saraipalli - Bargarh (Night Halt) - Sambalpur - Barakot - Kendujhar - Kiching - Kumardungi - Chaibasa – Jamshedpur



Year 2008

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: September 2008 || Distance: 2,500 Kms || Time: 8 Days || Passengers: Family Members, Fredrick D'Souza, and Tiwari Aunty Route: Jamshedpur - Balrampur - Baghmundi (Road damaged & returned back) - Balrampur - Purulia - Gola - Ramgad - Hazaribagh (Night Halt) - Dhobi - Bodh Gaya - Gaya - Sherghatti - Sasaram - Banaras (Night Halt) - Jaunpur - Sultanpur - Ayodhya (Night Halts) - Kurebar - Pratapgarh -Sangam - Allahabad - Mau - Karvi _Chitrakoot (Night Halt) - Satna - Maihar - Umaria (Night Halt) - Shahdol - Dhanpuri - Rajendranagar - Amarkantak - Gaurella - Pasan - Jatga - Darri (Night Halt) - Korba - Dharamjaygad - Pathalgaon - Bandar Chua - Kunkuri - Jaspur - Gumla - Bero - Ranchi - Ramgad (Night Halt) - Rajrappa - Jhalda - Baghmundi - Chandil - Jamshedpur

Vehicle: Ford Fusion || Period: June 2008 || Distance: 800 Kms || Time: 4 Days || Passengers: Self and Rubal Route: Jamshedpur - Dalbhumgarh - Jhargram - Kharagpur - Kolaghat - Haldia (Night Halt) - Kulghachia - Kolkata (Night Halt) - Ranghat- Mayapur (Night Halt) - Kolkata - Kharagpur (Night Halt) - Bahraghoda - Ghatshila - Jamshedpur